Course Details

ELE 687 Electronic Warfare
2021-2022 Spring term information

The course is not open this term

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Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
ELECTRONIC WARFARE ELE687 Any Semester/Year 3 0 3 8
Course languageTurkish
Course typeElective 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Question and Answer
Problem Solving
Instructor (s)Department Faculty 
Course objectiveThis graduate level course aims a technical introduction to electronic warfare. Various electronic warfare concepts will be introduced in order to facilitate the student with a systems level understanding of electronic warfare techniques and systems.  
Learning outcomes
  1. A student completing the course successfully will L.O.1. Formulate system level problems encountered in electronic warfare area in terms of mathematical models
  2. L.O.2. Analyse the functioning and interrelations of subsytems in an electronic warfare system
  3. L.O.3. Develope technical architecture of electronic warfare systems in preliminary system design level
  4. L.O.4. Develope basic simulation and analysis tools for the assesment of a given electronic warfare scenario
  5. L.O.5. Apply simulation tools for the analysis of electronic warfare techniques.
Course ContentIntroduction to Electronic Warfare.
Electronic Warfare Threat Technology.
Fundamantals of Radar Threats.
Fundamentals of EO/IR Threats.
Electronic Support Systems.
Electronic Attack Systems and Techniques.
Electronic Protection Approaches.
References1) L.B.Van Brunt, Applied ECM, Vol. 1,2,3, 1978, 1982, 1995. 2) M.I.Skolnik, Introduction to Radar Systems, 2.Ed, 1980. 3) M.V.Maksimov, Radar Anti-Jamming Techniques, Artech House, 1980. 4) D.C.Schleher, Introduction to Electronic Warfare, Artech House, 1986. 5) A.Golden, Radar Electronic Warfare, AIAA, 1987. 6) D.K.Barton, Modern Radar System Analysis, Artech House, 1988. 7) R.N.Lothes, Radar Vulnerability to Jamming, Artech House, 1990. 8) E.J.Chrzanowski, Active Radar Electronic Counter Measures, Artech House, 1990. 9) F.Neri, Introduction to Electronic Defense Systems, Artech House, 1991, 2001, 2006. 10) D.D.Vaccaro, Electronic Warfare Receiver Systems, Artech House, 1993. 

Course outline weekly

Week 1Introduction to Electronic Warfare
Week 2EW Threat Technologies
Week 3Radar Fundamentals
Week 4Search Radars
Week 5Tracking Radars
Week 6Radar Guided Missiles
Week 7EO/IR Fundamentals
Week 8Midterm Examination
Week 9ESM Systems
Week 10ECM Systems
Week 11ECM Techniques against Search Radars
Week 12ECM Techniques against Track Radars
Week 13ECCM Techniques
Week 14ECCM Techniques
Week 15Final Exam
Week 16Final Exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam150
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes750
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes150

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)14114
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment000
Midterms (Study duration)166
Final Exam (Study duration) 11212
Total Workload3646218

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. Has general and detailed knowledge in certain areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in addition to the required fundamental knowledge.    X
2. Solves complex engineering problems which require high level of analysis and synthesis skills using theoretical and experimental knowledge in mathematics, sciences and Electrical and Electronics Engineering.   X 
3. Follows and interprets scientific literature and uses them efficiently for the solution of engineering problems. X   
4. Designs and runs research projects, analyzes and interprets the results. X   
5. Designs, plans, and manages high level research projects; leads multidiciplinary projects. X   
6. Produces novel solutions for problems. X   
7. Can analyze and interpret complex or missing data and use this skill in multidiciplinary projects.X    
8. Follows technological developments, improves him/herself , easily adapts to new conditions.  X   
9. Is aware of ethical, social and environmental impacts of his/her work.X    
10. Can present his/her ideas and works in written and oral form effectively; uses English effectively X   

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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